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Algorithm Engineer - Vehicle Controls

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Farmington, MI
$80,000 - $110,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Oct 13, 2017
Job ID
Algorithm Engineer - Vehicle Controls
Farmington, MI

Job Summary of the Algorithm Engineer - Vehicle Controls:
An Algorithm Engineer with Brake Control experience is needed to play a key role in designing and implementation of Brake Control algorithms such as ABS/TCS/ESC etc. Along with this you will also work on Calibration and Validation of the Brake Control algorithms. Our this client is a tier one automotive supplier and well known for their services globally. This is a company that provides long-term stability and the opportunity to work on exciting, emerging technologies.  They are an important, glowing player in the transition to brake-by-wire systems.  If you have hands on experience working on Brake Control Algorithms, then you may also get a senior level position.

Responsibilities of the Algorithm Engineer - Vehicle Controls:
  • Understand the architecture of existing algorithms and help in merging of competing algorithms with new architecture.
  • Design and implement new functionalities in existing architecture using Simulink
  • Use of various test methods such as open loop simulation, co-simulation, rapid prototyping, in-vehicle testing to test the designs
  • Calibrate the algorithm for different test vehicles or test platforms to support trunk algorithm development using simulation, rapid prototyping, and in-vehicle methods
  • Calibrate the algorithm for production development vehicles using simulation and in-vehicle methods
  • Help in calibration of new algorithms on production or internal test vehicles globally
  • Perform the model-in-the-loop unit testing for verification and document algorithm design
  • Understand and negotiate vehicle performance specifications with customers.
  • Participate in customer demo or buyoff rides and explain and discuss algorithms and functionalities to the customers.

Qualifications of the Algorithm Engineer - Vehicle Controls:
  • BSME/BSEE or related fields, Masters preferred
  • At least 2 years of experience in control algorithm development (modeling and simulation).
  • Skilled in control systems, embedded programming (auto-code), and automotive production development process.  Experience with vehicle dynamics is a plus.
  • Experience working on the tools such as - 
    • Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow, 
    • Visual Basic or similar programming tools
    • Version control tools
    • issue tracking tools
    • CarSim
    • Micro Auto Box or similar simulation and RPT tools
    • Measurement and post-processing tools from Vector and dSPACE or similar: CANape, ControlDesk, etc.

Compensation of the Algorithm Engineer - Vehicle Controls:
Salary Range:  $80,000-110,000/year, depending on experience

Type:  Direct
Location:  Farmington, MI/TRC, OH
Travel: As and when required (heavy during winter: ~6wks between Dec. and Mar. Sometimes globally)
Relocation assistance:  Subject to review
Visa sponsorship:  H1B transfers only. NO OPT will be considered

Knowledge of the following areas will be helpful - Brake, ABS, TCS, ESC, algorithm, calibration, validation, test, simulation, prototyping, verification, "Vehicle dynamics", "Control Systems", "Automotive production development process", APDP, matlab, simulink, stateflow, "Version control", "Issue tracking", "Visual Basics", "Programming tool", MKS, CarSim, "Micro Auto Box", simulation, RPT, Measurement, "post-processing tool", Vector, Dspace, Canape, ControlDesk,